Understanding and Supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans (LGBT+) Students

An online training course looking at the experiences and issues faced by LGBT+ students, and how University staff can assist and support them. This training has been developed in partnership with the Students' Union and the LGBT+ Committee and is relevant for all University staff.

The course aims to:

  • Identify and explain key concepts and key words surrounding sexualities and gender identities
  • Examine and discuss the issues that LGBT+ students face whilst at University
  • Highlight and promote the specific support and representation available to LGBT+ students provided by the University and the Students' Union and to outline other support services that may be useful/appropriate for LGBT+ students

The course should take up to 20 minutes to complete.

Format: Online course

Audience: All staff

Duration: up to 20 minutes, includes a video presentation of 13 mins 50.

On completion, you will receive access to a resource guide of the course information. This is also available as a download from this page.

This course is currently under review for 2021/22

If you have any queries please email supsup@sheffield.ac.uk.